Was Wilson a Suff or an Anti?

Was he for women having the vote or against it? That simple question left people of his time scratching their heads and has confounded those who have studied the debate in the hundred years since it occurred.

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Alice Paul and the final stages of the suffrage debate

Paul is by far the most colorful and vibrant character of the final decade of that debate, but did she ultimately help or hurt the ratification process of the Nineteenth Amendment? The debate continues, but undoubtedly Paul’s presence adds great life to the suffrage story.

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Voting fraud: This election year’s wrinkle in the voting debate

Voting fraud, and charges thereof, are as old as the Republic, but this year the controversy seems to be centered around the possibility of people who might be “bused in” to vote for President Barack Obama.

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Josephine Pearson: accomplished and antisuffrage

Josephine Pearson, the leader of the antisuffragists in Nashville in the summer of 1920, was an education and accomplished woman who has been largely ignored in favor of the winners of the battle.

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Should women have the right to vote?

One hundred years ago, reasonable people — both men and women — disagreed on these and other questions that today we would consider absurd and ludicrous. And therein lies a problem — a problem we constantly have with our history.

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The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire on March 25, 1911 — a tragic event that killed 146 garment workers in New York City — helped destroy the myth that men were the natural protectors of women.

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Joining the parade

It took no small amount of courage for a woman to join in a suffrage parade in the early years of the 20th century. Not only was the cause unpopular, seeing women do this extraordinary thing was shocking.

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The Washington suffrage march: Premiering a national strategy

The spectacle of such a parade at such a time would vault the issue of women’s suffrage onto the national political as nothing else could. Maybe it would even spur the new president and Congress to take up the issue and add an amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting women the right to vote.

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CaliforniaAggie: More than 2,000 occupy UC Davis

Thousands of people all across America are acting in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement by joining local or state protests against a variety of issues. At the University of California-Davis, more than 2,000 people gathered on campus to strike against higher tuition, the presence of police brutality and the privatization of the UC […]

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CaliforniaAggie: More than 2,000 occupy UC Davis

Thousands of people all across America are acting in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement by joining local or state protests against a variety of issues. At the University of California-Davis, more than 2,000 people gathered on campus to strike against higher tuition, the presence of police brutality and the privatization of the UC […]

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TNJN: $50,000 donation to University of Tennessee band

The University of Tennessee’s marching band, The Pride of the Southland, received a $50,000 donation to be used for new trumpets. The donation was made by UT alumni Tom and Elaine Edwards. The donation was made in response to a donation request from the university’s band director.

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CaliforniaAggie: MA surpasses CA in energy-efficiency rating

According to a report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, budgeting for electricity efficiency increased more than $1 billion from 2009 to 2010. California has been a leader in environmental policy reform for the past several decades. But recently Massachusettes surpassed California as the No. 1 state for environmental efficiency in the U.S.–a […]

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CaliforniaAggie: MA surpasses CA in energy-efficiency rating

According to a report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, budgeting for electricity efficiency increased more than $1 billion from 2009 to 2010. California has been a leader in environmental policy reform for the past several decades. But recently Massachusettes surpassed California as the No. 1 state for environmental efficiency in the U.S.–a […]

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The Grady Journal: Scan, plant, grow: Technology in the garden

As the ‘smart phone’ craze continues to take the world by storm, businesses and governmental agencies are adapting, albeit, in some of the most unsuspecting places. Quick Response codes (QR codes) are giving individuals easier and quicker access to information, and its all at their fingertips.

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The Grady Journal: Scan, plant, grow: Technology in the garden

As the ‘smart phone’ craze continues to take the world by storm, businesses and governmental agencies are adapting, albeit, in some of the most unsuspecting places. Quick Response codes (QR codes) are giving individuals easier and quicker access to information, and its all at their fingertips.

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SFSU: California federal government aims to curb medical marijuana distribution

One would think that local state governments would opt to do anything to create revenue in a down-turned economy. Think again. Landlords who rent spaces to medical marijuana dispensers have been threatened by the federal government in California. Dispensaries annually generate roughly $1.5 billion, and nearly $100 million in sales taxes each year.

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Kennesaw Communication: Local, organic foods impact health, economy

As more people commit to eating healthier, nutritious food, that many more wallets are taking a financial hit. Organic food can be costly at times, however, it can potentially save people money in the long run, and more importantly — there life. Pesticides that are often sprayed on non-organic products can cause health hazards for […]

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Hard News Cafe: Author offers advice to avoid the undead

Zombies are everywhere this halloween, and while Hollywood controls societies depictions of these viral humanoids, that doesn’t stop Utah State’s Steven C. Schlozman from lecturing on the subject once a year. It’s an escape from reality for both Schlozman and students a like.

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Hard News Cafe: Author offers advice to avoid the undead

Zombies are everywhere this halloween, and while Hollywood controls societies depictions of these viral humanoids, that doesn’t stop Utah State’s Steven C. Schlozman from lecturing on the subject once a year. It’s an escape from reality for both Schlozman and students a like.

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Hard News Cafe: Author offers advice to avoid the undead

Story by Cathy Morgan for Hard News Cafe at Utah State University, October 24th, 2011 Zombie awareness becomes mainstream Hollywood drives increased interest in zombie interest Tips for surviving a zombie apocalypse Psychiatrist and author of The Zombie Autopsies Steven C. Schlozman offered USU students a crash course in Zombie 101 recently, including essential zombie […]

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